When a child dies – supporting parents and families

November 7, 2018 10:00 am
07/11/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Explore the impact of the death of a child on a family and build your confidence and skills when communicating with and supporting grieving families.

Learning outcomes

  • explore and develop self-awareness in relation to loss
  • recognise physical and emotional reactions to loss
  • identify the potential impact on a couple’s relationship
  • explore women’s and men’s behaviours in grief
  • gain an understanding of how to enhance the care and support offered to all members of the grieving family,
  • including siblings and grandparents
  • relate theories of grief to practices in the workplace
  • explore and experience ways to support ourselves and our colleagues
  • gain information about Child Bereavement UK, other similar support organisations and resources available.

Who should attend?

For all those whose work brings them into contact with families grieving the death of their child.

Download the course flyer

Location

St Oswald’s Hospice
Regent Avenue
Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 1EE

Fee

£90. Fees for participants include course materials, a CPD certificate of attendance, refreshments and light lunch. Thanks to St Oswald’s Hospice for providing the training venue for this workshop.

Book your place

Please book your place online, or if you wish to pay on invoice, please complete and return our course booking form.

We encourage prospective participants to consider their own experience of loss and how it might affect them during training. Generally speaking, our training is not usually suited to anyone who has suffered a recent, significant personal loss or bereavement.

For further information please email the Training Department or call us on 01494 568909.

“I found this day incredibly helpful and it has given me the confidence to go back to my job with more knowledge about how to support bereaved families.” Information and Support Officer

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